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    Day 39: Chest

    Smith Machine Incline Bench Press:
    45 lb x 20 reps
    90 lb x 20 reps
    105 lb x 15 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps
    185 lb x 10 reps
    205 lb x 8 reps
    225 lb x 2 reps
    185 lb x 8 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps

    Smith Machine Bench Press:
    135 lb x 10 reps
    185 lb x 10 reps
    205 lb x 4 reps
    185 lb x 6 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps

    Decline Barbell Bench Press:
    90 lb x 20 reps
    180 lb x 10 reps
    180 lb x 10 reps
    205 lb x 6 reps
    180 lb x 4 reps
    Hammer Strength Machine

    Cable Crossover:
    20 lb x 20 reps
    40 lb x 20 reps
    30 lb x 20 reps
    50 lb x 20 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    0:25:00 || Moderate
    Found a machine that fits my body type!

    Cycling (stationary):
    000 || 6.5 mi

    Notes:

    *Well that feeling of strong, hard, and pumped continues. I am glad it is back. Feels good to be feeling what I did during weeks 1 & 2. Things are definitely starting to kick into over drive. I am very glad to get through that summer crud slump. And I've learned a thing or two about myself.
    **Found an elliptical machine that fits my body type. I was surprised that I was able to get 25 minutes in without any aches or pains. Looks like I am learning to tolerate this cardio ****...

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    ***Body seems to be adapting to the caloric deficit and strength is returning like it was when I was eating everything in sight. Looking back upon the past two weeks, I think I have figured out how to eat without over eating at times. For me, I think the following will work: Breakfast:shake, AM snack: Carrots,apples, nuts, or what ever my daughter is munching on, Lunch: Big meal of the day, PM snack: only if needed, Dinner @ 5:30 or 6 - small portion controlled, W.O @ 6:30 or 7, Post W.O.: shake. Water all day long. This has really helped with the diminished appetite, it's helped me keep my portions in control, and I am finally getting my body some decent nourishment throughout the day.
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    The adaptation to a caloric defecit is always 99% mental with me. I just love food too much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HereToStudy View Post
    The adaptation to a caloric defecit is always 99% mental with me. I just love food too much.
    Same here. Still eating all the good stuff I enjoy cooking but in smaller quantities. Guess you might call it, best of both worlds.
    “Beastmode is when you can not possibly go any further, but then you make a conscious choice to move forward”.
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    Day 40: Back/Traps

    Wide-Grip Lat Pulldown:
    100 lb x 10 reps
    150 lb x 10 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    220 lb x 10 reps
    160 lb x 10 reps

    Wide-Grip Pulldown Behind The Neck:
    100 lb x 10 reps
    120 lb x 10 reps
    140 lb x 10 reps
    100 lb x 10 reps

    One-Arm Dumbbell Row:
    45 lb x 10 reps
    90 lb x 10 reps
    115 lb x 10 reps
    125 lb x 10 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps
    Hammer Strength Machine

    Smith Machine Shrug:
    45 lb x 20 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps
    225 lb x 10 reps
    315 lb x 10 reps
    365 lb x 5 reps
    315 lb x 5 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps

    Dumbbell Shrug:
    60 lb x 10 reps
    80 lb x 10 reps
    100 lb x 10 reps
    120 lb x 10 reps

    Close-Grip Front Lat Pulldown:
    100 lb x 10 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    0:30:00 || Broke a Sweat

    Cycling (stationary):
    0:30:00 || 6 mi

    Notes:
    *Still feeling good and strong. Went in this evening feeling deflated and came out pumped and feeling good about things.
    **Legs tomorrow. Rest Thursday and not sure what Friday may have in store.
    Last edited by Colbicide; 07-17-2012 at 11:33 PM. Reason: Forgot a PR.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colbicide View Post
    Same here. Still eating all the good stuff I enjoy cooking but in smaller quantities. Guess you might call it, best of both worlds.
    That is my plan when I come off this carb cycling. Eat regularly, just the right amounts. I love food and cooking way too much.
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    Day 41: Legs

    Barbell Squat:
    45 lb x 10 reps
    95 lb x 10 reps
    145 lb x 8 reps
    Felt really good to squat again. Felt like I could go heavier but I'm in no mood to push it and get hurt again.

    Leg Press:
    200 lb x 10 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    400 lb x 10 reps
    400 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps
    800 lb x 5 reps

    Calf Press On The Leg Press Machine:
    200 lb x 20 reps
    200 lb x 20 reps
    400 lb x 12 reps
    400 lb x 12 reps
    600 lb x 15 reps
    600 lb x 15 reps
    800 lb x 10 reps
    800 lb x 10 reps

    Leg Extensions:
    60 lb x 12 reps
    160 lb x 10 reps
    165 lb x 10 reps

    Seated Leg Curl:
    30 lb x 20 reps
    50 lb x 20 reps
    70 lb x 10 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    0:30:00 || Broke a Sweat

    Cycling (stationary):
    0:30:00 || 5.4 mi

    Notes:

    *PR's in Italics.
    **Squats felt really good tonight. Going to increase the weight a little each week so I don't mess the knees up again. You don't know how happy I am that I feel like I can get this back into my routine.
    ***New eating strategy seems to be paying off. Feeling good throughout the day. Feeling very strong the past few sessions and enjoying myself again.

    Ramblings:

    Got two encouraging comments at the gym this evening. The first was from the owner. Came by after squats, said hello, and made the polite comment that "It looks like you're turning into a regular around here", shook my hand and walked away. The second comment came from the gym manager. He does his walk-abouts and checks in with everyone and caught me before hitting the 800 presses and calve lifts. He came over to say "thank you". I asked "why". He commented that I was the only person in the gym to use the 100 lbs plates since he moved them from storage to the leg press machines. This just gave me a good chuckle inside.
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    Another fine workout Colby. Good to see your new eating strategy is working well!
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    Day 42: Forced rest due to family.

    Thursday, July 19th ; 334 lbs. (-4 for the week, -12 since beginning)

    Week 6 Reflection: The true half way point.

    Strength: Amazing. I love feeling strong again. Moved through all the blah and am picking up where I left off back in week 2. And I am doing it with a caloric deficit. In the past, whenever I have lost weight, my strength usually diminishes with it. It's nice to see the weight fall and my strength to continue to improve. The next few weeks should be interesting.

    Recovery: Very good. Little or no soreness the following day. The joints are loving me right now and the wrists seem to be healing up pretty quickly. Then again, I’m keeping them wrapped during each workout but the combination of the two has been very beneficial. Rest between sets, even heavy, is very quick.

    Pump/Vascularity: Pumps have been out of this world this week. Vascularity has continued to improve and is now sticking around throughout the day. Lots of veins coming through in my legs which has not happened in a long time.

    Mood/Aggression: Walking out of the gym with a ****-eating smile is great. The aggression has leveled off but there is definitely an alpha feeling going on all day, not just during my W.O.’s.

    Energy/Focus: Has stayed the same since day one and has really made a difference in the way I reflect on things. Not to mention, it’s still helping me get passed my cardio hatred.

    Noticeable Changes in Appearance: Vascularity is much more noticeable all over. Legs continue to grow at an obnoxious rate, not sure if the three new pairs of pants are going to fit when the new school year begins. Shoulders look wider than they did before I started.

    Libido: Finally, I am starting to feel shut down. Takes a while to get going with the wife and I’m no longer walking around like a horny 20 year old when things first started. PCT starts in a few weeks so I’m not worried. From my personal history, I tend to start feeling pretty normal within the first couple of days. Never tried the TRS stack but if it gets me feeling normal in the first 24 - 48 hours of use, it will live up to my expectations.

    Odds ‘N’ Ends: The hour of cardio has been great for self reflections on what I’ve been going through, what I want to accomplish, and what I have accomplished already. So far, I feel that everything – good/bad/in-between – has been completely worth it. Like I stated at the beginning, I am going to bust my ass to earn every single gain I possibly can this summer. And I believe that this stack has definitely supported me and my efforts thus far.
    “Beastmode is when you can not possibly go any further, but then you make a conscious choice to move forward”.
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    Very good update. I love seeing someone say they are down as much weight yet positive about strength and mood/pumps.
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    Sounds like you are in the zone bud, keep at it and keep pushing it

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    Day 43: Arms and Calves (Sort of)

    EZ-Bar Curl:
    15 lb x 20 reps
    35 lb x 15 reps
    65 lb x 12 reps
    85 lb x 10 reps
    105 lb x 10 reps

    Machine Triceps Extension:
    70 lb x 20 reps
    100 lb x 10 reps
    130 lb x 10 reps
    160 lb x 10 reps
    210 lb x 8 reps

    Dumbbell Bicep Curl:
    20 lb x 10 reps
    25 lb x 10 reps
    35 lb x 10 reps
    45 lb x 10 reps

    Machine Dips:
    130 lb x 10 reps
    160 lb x 10 reps
    190 lb x 10 reps
    220 lb x 10 reps

    Incline Dumbbell Curl:
    25 lb x 10 reps
    35 lb x 10 reps
    45 lb x 10 reps

    Triceps Pushdown - V-Bar Attachment:
    100 lb x 20 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    1:00:00 || Moderate

    Standing Barbell Calf Raise:
    220 lb x 15 reps
    240 lb x 15 reps

    Notes:

    *PR's are in italics.
    **Still feeling strong and I like it. Wrists have been a bit sore but keeping them wrapped has helped. Still feel like I am in a zone, not trying to really push myself, instead I feel that what I am moving is coming very naturally. And looking at the PR's tonight, I am surprised because I wasn't trying to go there. My goal was to get a good workout in before 10 PM and I knew I was running out of time.
    ***Hour on the elliptical. Have to say that it's been good on the joints.
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    You decimated those triceps man! Congrats on those PRs!
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptHowdy5150 View Post
    You decimated those triceps man! Congrats on those PRs!
    Thanks Capt. And I love the new avatar!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wasme View Post
    Your weekly reflections speak volumes.. this stack seems excellent.
    I think overall it was well designed
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colbicide View Post
    Thanks Capt. And I love the new avatar!
    Thanks man. You're doing a great job with the log. I may have to look into some of these products.
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    Day 44: REST!

    Whole family slept in and hung out today. Not bad for it being 104. We'll see if I can drag my butt in to the gym for some cardio tomorrow.

    Hope the weekend is treating the rest of you well.

    Edit: Forgot to mention that the tri's were exceptionally sore today. I love it!
    Last edited by Colbicide; 07-22-2012 at 12:35 AM. Reason: Tri's
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colbicide View Post

    Edit: Forgot to mention that the tri's were exceptionally sore today. I love it!

    Nice!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wasme View Post
    Nice!

    Gotta say this log is making me wanna try this stack!
    If you decide to, you can hit me up for a discount on PP stuff.
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    Day 45: Rest!

    Had to go out to the in-laws and get their new laptop up and rolling before they get back from Mexico. Nice hot day with the family.

    Chest tomorrow if all goes well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HereToStudy View Post
    If you decide to, you can hit me up for a discount on PP stuff.

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    Day 46: Chest

    Smith Machine Incline Bench Press:
    45 lb x 20 reps
    95 lb x 10 reps
    115 lb x 10 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps
    155 lb x 6 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps

    Smith Machine Bench Press:
    95 lb x 10 reps
    115 lb x 10 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps
    185 lb x 7 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps

    Decline Barbell Bench Press:
    90 lb x 10 reps
    180 lb x 10 reps
    230 lb x 8 reps
    180 lb x 10 reps
    *Hammer Strength Machine

    Cable Crossover:
    20 lb x 20 reps
    30 lb x 12 reps
    50 lb x 12 reps
    70 lb x 12 reps
    90 lb x 10 reps
    20 lb x 20 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    000 || Moderate

    Cycling (stationary):
    0:25:00 || 4.8 mi

    Notes:
    *Craptastic workout this evening. Started with NO focus or drive. And then on the fourth set of incline, my left shoulder had a nice twinge go through it... To say the least, I had to tone everything down as not to make it feel worse.
    **Definitely not feeling as strong or focused today. Not sure why.
    ***Last day of Bulk.
    ****Not sure if I will make it to the gym tomorrow. Family has plans to head out to the state fair in the evening.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colbicide View Post
    *Craptastic workout this evening. Started with NO focus or drive. And then on the fourth set of incline, my left shoulder had a nice twinge go through it... To say the least, I had to tone everything down as not to make it feel worse.
    **Definitely not feeling as strong or focused today. Not sure why.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HereToStudy View Post
    It happens to everyone, dont let it get you down.
    Yes it does. Just use that as fuel to dominate the next workout.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptHowdy5150 View Post
    Yes it does. Just use that as fuel to dominate the next workout.
    Yep. Legs tonight. First thing on the list to kill... SQUATS!!!
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    Day 47: Rest

    Weather was much better this week than last so the family decided to head out to the state fair. Had a good time but limited myself to 1 king size corndog with the critter. Once we made it back home it was diced chicken salad. Felt much better after eatting them greens, lol.
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    Day 48: Legs

    Barbell Squat:
    45 lb x 10 reps
    135 lb x 10 reps
    225 lb x 10 reps
    315 lb x 2 reps
    *Last set could have done a few more but cautious with knees.

    Leg Press:
    1000 lb x 5 reps
    800 lb x 10 reps
    800 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps

    Calf Press On The Leg Press Machine:
    800 lb x 10 reps
    800 lb x 10 reps
    800 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps
    600 lb x 10 reps

    Leg Extensions:
    80 lb x 10 reps
    120 lb x 10 reps
    160 lb x 10 reps

    Seated Leg Curl:
    30 lb x 20 reps
    60 lb x 10 reps
    90 lb x 10 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    0:30:00 || Intense!

    Cycling (stationary):
    0:30:00 || 5.8 mi

    Notes:

    *PR's in italics.
    **Still pissed about Monday's workout helped to fuel this one.

    Ramblings:

    When I started lifting, about age 16, I have always loved leg days. Thing is I've always have had bad knees so squats and I have never seen eye to eye. The past 6 months, I've tried to get them back into my routine only to have a knee or my back complicate things. So to see myself hitting the 315 mark for the first time in at least ten years is a huge boost, even for only two reps. Yea, I do believe I could have gotten another 3-5 reps but I'm at the point that I have learned not to push myself too hard, too fast and just enjoy the little things. Slowing down a tad lets me reflect and set a goal for the next week. I definitely have plans to get that 315 to 5 or 8 reps next week. Though I may have to go a little lighter with the leg presses afterwards. Back to back PR's this evening definitely put some stress on the body. If I am not waddling like a duck by Friday, I may have to to it again!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colbicide View Post
    Day 47: Rest

    Weather was much better this week than last so the family decided to head out to the state fair. Had a good time but limited myself to 1 king size corndog with the critter. Once we made it back home it was diced chicken salad. Felt much better after eatting them greens, lol.
    Strong dedication. I hit those fairs and the like up, and end up putting back about 5k calories for lunch, lol.
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    When I started lifting, about age 16, I have always loved leg days. Thing is I've always have had bad knees so squats and I have never seen eye to eye. The past 6 months, I've tried to get them back into my routine only to have a knee or my back complicate things. So to see myself hitting the 315 mark for the first time in at least ten years is a huge boost, even for only two reps. Yea, I do believe I could have gotten another 3-5 reps but I'm at the point that I have learned not to push myself too hard, too fast and just enjoy the little things. Slowing down a tad lets me reflect and set a goal for the next week. I definitely have plans to get that 315 to 5 or 8 reps next week. Though I may have to go a little lighter with the leg presses afterwards. Back to back PR's this evening definitely put some stress on the body. If I am not waddling like a duck by Friday, I may have to to it again!
    As I've gotten older and no longer recover like I use to backing off on training has been a hard lesson to learn but if I want to keep weights in my life I have to do it. It's good that you listen to your body no point in injuring yourself and then being hurt to the point that you can't train at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryansm View Post
    As I've gotten older and no longer recover like I use to backing off on training has been a hard lesson to learn but if I want to keep weights in my life I have to do it. It's good that you listen to your body no point in injuring yourself and then being hurt to the point that you can't train at all.
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    Colby, awesome job on the 1k for 5 man!!!
    Thanks to both of you. It's great to get feedback from others that are going through the same growing pains, as well as the props. One leg workout left so I'm really planning on killing it next Wednesday.

    Suprisingly, I am not that sore today and am walking pretty well. We'll see what tomorrow feels like!
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    Day 49: Shoulders

    Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press:
    10 lb x 20 reps
    25 lb x 15 reps
    35 lb x 10 reps
    35 lb x 10 reps
    Hammer Strength Machine *Left shoulder is definitely tweaked. Most noticeable when doing presses.

    Barbell Incline Shoulder Raise:
    20 lb x 20 reps
    40 lb x 10 reps
    60 lb x 10 reps
    80 lb x 10 reps

    Cable Seated Lateral Raise:
    10 lb x 20 reps
    20 lb x 10 reps
    20 lb x 10 reps
    30 lb x 10 reps

    Upright Cable Row:
    60 lb x 10 reps
    100 lb x 10 reps
    140 lb x 10 reps

    Reverse Flyes:
    40 lb x 10 reps
    50 lb x 10 reps
    60 lb x 10 reps
    80 lb x 10 reps

    Smith Machine Shrug:
    135 lb x 10 reps
    225 lb x 10 reps
    315 lb x 10 reps
    315 lb x 10 reps

    Dumbbell Shrug:
    100 lb x 10 reps
    80 lb x 10 reps
    60 lb x 15 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    0:40:00 || Intense!

    Cycling (stationary):
    0:20:00 || 3.8 mi

    Notes:
    *Left shoulder is tweaked but only when doing presses. Looks like I'll have to take it easy next week when pressing. Definitely going to get some good down time this weekend and I hope that it heals up quickly.
    **Other than that, just kept it simple and moderate tonight. Nothing spectacular though it was hard holding myself back when I know I wanted to go at things 100%.
    ***Looking forward to arms tomorrow night. Hoping the shoulder doesn't have an effect on thing too much.
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    Thursday, July 26 - 334 lbs. (0)

    Week 7 Reflection:

    Strength: Touch and go this week. Had a ****ing awesome arms workout but chest was craptastic (turns out I really did tweak my left shoulder). Legs on the other hand: damn I love me some squats again!!! Overall though, strength has been up since week one and I usually feel strong all day long.

    Recovery: DOMS seem to be creeping in. I don’t mind it one bit, makes me feel ALIVE seeing how I haven’t had much soreness the entire run.

    Pump/Vascularity: Awesome. I hope the new found vascularity continues through PCT.

    Mood/Aggression: Mellow as always. Alpha is there but in a controlled state, unleashed when lifting!

    Energy/Focus: Focus is still rolling. I find it weird that I can be super focused and have a craptastic workout. The kicker is that I reflect upon it and want to make a few changes for next week already. Going to miss Drive and may have to run it again later this year. Energy has been so-so. The first week Craze euphoria has worn off and I am having second thoughts on using it again once this tub is gone.

    Noticeable Changes in Appearance: Having some fun with the critter this week, doing our ‘Hulk Smash’ (most muscular) poses in the mirror (she watched the Olympia and the Arnold with me and loves to have pose downs, lol). I have started to see some separation between the traps and the three shoulder heads. Still just messing around “Hulk Hogan 24” Python” (back double bi) pose and there’s separation between the shoulders, bi’s and tri’s. At this time, I really don’t remember the last time I’ve seen much separation. It’s kind of nice. Vascularity continues to improve as stated above. Now I’m very curious as to what I will see at 250 lbs. and then running this stack again at that weight. Guess I’ve got a goal in mind now and I’ll give it hell to get back there.

    Libido: Up and down this week. Some days it was on, others I felt shut down.

    Odds ‘N’ Ends: Though my chest W.O. was an off day and I took an unexpected break on Tuesday, I’m still quite please with the run. With only one week to go, I am starting to get curious with how I will respond to the TRS for PCT, what gains I will hold onto or continue to make, and what lies ahead this fall.

    Mini-Joint Fixx Review: This stuff works, hands down. Back in weeks 2/3 my fingers, wrists, elbows, and shoulders were really feeling burnt and I felt old, so I picked up a bottle after reading a few reviews (Thanks Capt.). About 6 or 7 days in and I started to feel some relief. Four weeks in and now done with my bottle, all four areas feel great. I couldn’t imagine something that would kick in so fast and help me get through a rough patch. Got to give props to AMS for a great joint supplement. I’ll definitely be picking up another bottle here to stash away for when the pains decide to return.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colbicide View Post
    Thanks to both of you. It's great to get feedback from others that are going through the same growing pains, as well as the props. One leg workout left so I'm really planning on killing it next Wednesday.

    Suprisingly, I am not that sore today and am walking pretty well. We'll see what tomorrow feels like!
    Reminds me of leg day sessions.
    Day 1: Awesome, not sore
    Day 2: I can't walk
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    Quote Originally Posted by Colbicide View Post
    Thursday, July 26 - 334 lbs. (0)

    Week 7 Reflection:

    Now I’m very curious as to what I will see at 250 lbs. and then running this stack again at that weight. Guess I’ve got a goal in mind now and I’ll give it hell to get back there..

    As always, great reading your reflections.

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    You guys should compete for results if running the same cycle at same time.
    Just inject.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HereToStudy View Post
    Reminds me of leg day sessions.
    Day 1: Awesome, not sore
    Day 2: I can't walk
    I'm usually the exact same way.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wasme View Post
    As always, great reading your reflections.

    Tell you what - you get there, we'll run this stack together next time.
    Thanks and I'd love to do something like that just to be able to trade notes!


    Quote Originally Posted by HereToStudy View Post
    You guys should compete for results if running the same cycle at same time.
    ****, HTS just threw down the gauntlet. I think we may have something for the future.

    I'm game.
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    Day 50: Arms

    Machine Triceps Extension:
    100 lb x 10 reps
    150 lb x 10 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    230 lb x 10 reps
    250 lb x 5 reps

    EZ-Bar Curl:
    15 lb x 20 reps
    65 lb x 10 reps
    85 lb x 10 reps
    35 lb x 10 reps
    ^Left forearm pain with 2nd set. Continued into 3rd. Kept thing light for rest of evening for Bi's.

    Machine Dips:
    150 lb x 10 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    230 lb x 10 reps
    250 lb x 10 reps
    190 lb x 10 reps
    160 lb x 10 reps

    Dumbbell Bicep Curl:
    40 lb x 10 reps
    30 lb x 10 reps
    30 lb x 10 reps
    30 lb x 10 reps

    Triceps Pushdown - V-Bar Attachment:
    150 lb x 20 reps
    200 lb x 10 reps
    210 lb x 10 reps
    220 lb x 10 reps
    250 lb x 6 reps

    Preacher Curl:
    30 lb x 10 reps
    35 lb x 10 reps
    40 lb x 10 reps
    50 lb x 10 reps
    70 lb x 10 reps

    Reverse Grip Triceps Pushdown:
    60 lb x 10 reps
    80 lb x 10 reps
    100 lb x 10 reps
    120 lb x 10 reps
    140 lb x 10 reps

    Cable Rope Overhead Triceps Extension:
    140 lb x 10 reps
    120 lb x 10 reps
    100 lb x 10 reps

    Elliptical Trainer:
    0:45:00 || Intense!

    Cycling (stationary):
    000 || 2.9 mi

    Notes:

    *PR's in italics
    **In the zone again. Weight I was moving just felt right.
    ***Left forearm twinge wasn't expected but oh well. I think I've learned to take things one step at a time and work around them.
    ***Definitely taking Saturday and Sunday off to get a little R & R for the should and forearm before my last 4 workouts.

    Ramblings;

    Have not slept well the past two nights. Not sure what triggers the Drive to go into overdrive. Some nights are great, others are so-so, and then there are the WTF nights. The WTF nights I have found watching Stallone movies like Judge Dread, Expendables, and Demolition Man along with the old Robotech/Macross anime series have helped me fall asleep. Too bad that it's on the couch and I end up dragging myself to bed and partially waking back up... Oh well the run is almost over and even with some issues, I think the past 8 weeks have been a great experience.
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